The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time Monday that indications of racial bias among jurors during a trial may result in a verdict being thrown out and a new trial.
An Indiana elementary school's teachers are having honest discussions about race and power. The teachers are continuing the voluntary talks after school sessions for a third year.
Mourners gathered at St. Paul Cathedral on Thursday to pay their respects to Philando Castile, the 32-year-old Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. During the service, several people who were close to Castile spoke highly of his character. Rev. Steve Daniels Jr. spoke out: “Once again we have the […]
Black parents in Buffalo call attention to alleged institutional racism. They're prepared to seek a federal civil rights investigation.
Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has decided to sell Ebony and Jet Magazines to the Clear View Group in Austin, Texas.
https://twitter.com/iBeKabir/status/740005897930452992 If you search for “three Black teenagers” in Google, the algorithm offers an array of mug shots. But if you search for “three White teenagers,” well, an assortment of images of smiling White girls and boys pops up. The awareness comes after Kabir Alli, 18, a senior at Clover Hill High School, in […]
According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]
Federal investigators visited Wake County, N.C. to investigate complaints about racial bias in the school district. This is part of an ongoing civil rights probe.
TIME recently recognized six influential Black teenagers for their "30 Most Influential Teens of 2015"
A new study by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois supports what has long been suspected: that there is a racial disparity in Chicago traffic stops that disproportionately…
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is being sued for $5 million by a former employee who claims she was forced from her job because she refused to fire a white colleague. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/the_state_of_black_america_news/22864